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Mavis Staples (born in Chicago, Illinois) is an American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, actress and civil rights activist who recorded with The Staple Singers, her family’s band. 11 more words

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Happy Birthday, Mavis Staples

Legendary soul and gospel singer Mavis Staples turns 75 today and she is truly an inspiration. She began her career in 1950 with her father, Pops Staples, and her siblings Cleotha, Yvonne, and Pervis in the Staple Singers. 290 more words

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Birthdays: Sing It Loud--Its Mavis Staple's B-Day

You know the sound of the venerable Staple Singers–and that lead voice belongs to Mavis. From gospel to pop in the seventies the Staples Singers have the vocals to prove their skills. 65 more words

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Happy Birthday Wishes To Mavis Staples!!!

Today the Praise 1300am Family sends a Happy Birthday to an icon in American Music….Mavis Staples!! Here’s a brief bio:

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Happy Birthday Wishes To Mavis Staples!!!

Today the Praise 1300am Family sends a Happy Birthday to an icon in American Music….Mavis Staples!! Here’s a brief bio:

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Five Things: Wednesday 25th June

My two favourite bits of ephemera found on the web this week
Roxy Music small ad in the Music Press. Those were the days. I think the pic on the right was an album cover, but I’m not sure. 819 more words

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in a recent new yorker article, mavis staples recounts her experience singing “the weight” for martin scorcese’s band documentary the last waltz. if you’ve never seen this masterpiece, put it that the top of your viewing list. 735 more words

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